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By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012
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Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Student
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012
On October 22, about 30 members of our IHI Open School Chapter in South Dakota had the chance to participate in a simulation event we called "Fright Night." Our idea was to bring together students from different fields of health sciences and let them work through scary or worst-case scenarios. Students of medicine, nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant, and pharmacy all participated in this memorable event at the Parry Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation in Vermilion, South Dakota ... read full post


Tag(s): IHI Open School, Student, South Dakota Chapter, Chapter Activity, Chapter Leader, interprofessional learning
By Andrea Jones | Monday, Nov 26, 2012
This fall, the University of British Columbia (UBC) joined several hundred universities committed to quality improvement in health care by launching the first IHI Open School Chapter in British Columbia. We found a great deal of enthusiasm from health students and professionals alike! In mid-November, we held our inaugural event, which featured Andrew Wray, Director Learning and Strategic Initiatives for the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council (BCPSQC), an advisory committee that supports ... read full post


Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Chapter Network
By IHI Open School | Monday, Nov 26, 2012
Being a fourth-year medical student at the University of Leeds in the UK due to graduate in 2014, using technology to help supplement my learning is nothing new to me. For example, when I have a lecture, I will take along a voice recorder. And I spend countless hours on YouTube trying to find a more engaging way of learning than reading countless books and notes. In short, I use technology every day to help with my learning and, to be honest, I’d be pretty lost without it. This year, my medical ... read full post


Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Student, University of Leeds
By IHI Open School | Friday, Nov 23, 2012
This post originally appeared on University of Minnesota, Rochester blog My UMR Story on November 2, 2012. This month we had our first Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Conference. It was held at Mayo Medical School and there were about 25 people from UMR that attended. The Institute for Health Care Improvement group is a group that is dedicated to improving health care through patient interactions and departments throughout the clinic.  Last semester our group shadowed patients t ... read full post


Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), Student
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